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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. but a lot of people say it's romney's night to shine. this is the contra costa county republican party campaign office. people up there are sitting on the edge of their seats, waiting to hear from the man, mitt romney, they say will be the next president of the united states. it's the first head-to-head debate between president obama and his republican challenger mitt romney. many people agree there are major differences between the two, who will battle it out for about 90 minutes on domestic issues, which is exactly what some people we spoke with say they want to hear. >> they're professionals. they're good at it. the information they have on hand and who do they speak to. you're singing to the choir on one hand, then going for the independents on the other. >> there's some specific plans i want to hear that people have, exactly how they plan to implement their change. >> but it still doesn't matter because you made up your mind, though? >> that's right. >> reporter: here at the republican headquarters, volunteers are preparing for a weekend of campaigning. >> this is a crucial electi
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
last night. mitt romney made a surprise appearance at a meeting in denver. his sons introduced him. mitt romney referred to trickle down government and said he doesn't think that is something the american people believe in. twitter says last night's debate was the most tweeted about event in twitter's history. mitt romney was the clear winner according to twitter. they found 47,000 tweets with the word romney in there, versus 30,000 referring to president obama. in 30 minutes, what a lot of people are talking about, mitt romney's comment about cutting funding for pbs. a local station tells us how the viewers are responding. >>> fbi investigating the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens, spent 12 hours at the scene of the attack. u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed one month ago. attorney general eric holder said the probe has been ongoing and it took till now to visit because of security problems. >>> dedication. dedication to finish the job that they started. so now he is home. >> the final farewell to a marine, 70 years over due. >> i am back here at 5:20
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
degrees of weakness and i think governor romney had a strong night but in this section, on entitlements, he didn't necessarily look the best, and, it seemed to be the moment where he wasn't as sure of himself in the arguments as he was throughout the rest of the debate. he was very strong on tax policy, he was strong on on his economic policy, and, he used the $90 billion figure to great advantage, twice, he used it, against the president, on energy policy, and he used it against him on education policy. but, during the section on entitlements, he didn't necessarily seem to be at his strongest. but... certainly much stronger than the president. >> chris: i want to ask you about a moment you didn't bring up, that has gotten a lot of attention, let's take a look at this one. >> i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs and stop other things. i like pbs and i love big bird and i like you, too but i will not keep spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for it. >> chris: now was that smart, as a way to show that he is serious about cutting spending or always a m
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. >>> the polls conducted last night suggest mitt romney was the clear winner of the efficiency presidential debate. a cnn poll of 430 people who watched the debate showed 67% thought romney won compared to 25% who thought president obama won. the cbs news poll of undecided voters found 46% siding with romney, 22% for mr. obama. and 32% saying it was a tie. >>> here is some of what both the president and romney said during last night's debate. >> i like the fact that in my state we had republicans and democrats come together and work together. what you did instead was to push through a plan without a single republican vote. >> over the last two years healthcare premiums have gone up it is true but they have done up slower than ape time in the last 50 years. >> i put forward a specific 4 trillion dollar deficit reduction plan. >> my number 1 principal is there will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only effect high income individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdening the middle class, it is math. >
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
up on top tonight. >> it's a good night for governor romney. no big surprises, no real mistakes, no gas, no outstanding zingers. i think romney is poised. he did what he did it to do. he's behind in the battle ground states and deceptive with attacking the president. this is pretty much a good night for him. he avoided the pitfalls. president obama, social security, medicare, medicaid and he avoided it. >> what do you think viewers are looking for in tonight's debate? >> i think voters look what they are looking for. and voters have an opportunity to compare the two candidates, basically saying, someone representing me, my values, my family, my interest. if you like obama coming in, no big surprise coming out. he spoke your language. he appealed your interest and values. if you like romney, it's a good night. i don't think the debate creates that much drama or interest in the voting population. >> cory, thanks so much for your perspective. we will see much more of you throughout the election season. thanks for being with us. >> there's a lot of response about the debate in the faceb
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
staffers in nevada ned yesterday, mitt romney -- in nevada monday night. it is his 8th day and he told supporters he will not use the debates just to score points. >> there will be scoring and winning and losing, but in my view it's not about the scoring and winning and losing, it is about something bigger than that. >> he is softening his position on a key immigration issue. allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they will bring you the news debate live which is followed by a special addition of ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they are investigating possible male theft in novato. it happened on school road and crest road and they say the mail stolen includes personal checks, credit cards and other items that contain financial information. anybody with information is asked to call police. >>> berkeley critics in a controversial sit-lie ordinance are talking about this measure and if this measure passes people will be ban from sitting are 0 lying. protesters say the law targets the homeless. >>> they are on strike. they walked off the job just a couple of minutes ago and it is
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
some of the statements made in that debate. >> reporter: dave, mitt romney stood out last night for being aggressive, constantly calling out president obama, keeping him on the defensive side. mitt romney also didn't back down when the two butted hads over tax plans. the president says romney's plans will raise taxes or increase the deficit. >> governor romney's central economic plan calls for a 5 trillion dollar tax cut on top of the extension of bush tax cuts another trillion dollars and 2 trillion in military spending they have not asked for. >> first of all i don't have a 5 trillion dollar tax cut or a tax cut of the scale you are talking about. >> romney says he will offset cuts by closing loopholes and reducing reductions but vague on which ones. they will face off again later in new york and florida. both candidates are back on the campaign trail today. mitt romney in virginia while the president has campaign stops in colorado and wisconsin. jacqueline feld, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the corporation kitchen aid is apologizing for a tweet sent from their account during the debat
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
and mitt romney are said to face off tomorrow night in the first of three presidential debates. crews put the finishing touches at the stage today of the university of denver. at the eve of a debate, a wall street journal poll shows the president keeping his gain but romney is close by. the moderator is jim lehrer host of news hour. president obama and governor romney will have two minutes for their answers. >>> and at 10:30 tonight, how the two candidates are getting ready. one visited the site of an engineering marvel he had never seen before. >>> five men were gunned down in four separate and apparently unrelated incidents. the first happened near international boulevard. police say the man was killed at his home. the victim was on his porch at the time and was shot several times. investigators tell us that the angle of the bullets indicate it may have been a drive by shooting. this rash of shootings started last night when an 18-year-old was killed. then at 10:20 another man was killed. then this morning, two friends were killed. sutton and dell were sitting on a sparked va
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Oct 3, 2012 10:00pm PDT
mitt romney won the debate. i think it was a good night for mitt romney. >> reporter: someone watching the debate, this 22-year-old student headed to a job recruitment fair instead. >> yeah, of course, it's a job. president obama or mitt romney is not going to pay for my job at this time rather than a recent poll found 40% of undecided voters said the debate would determine. >> how will you vote in november? take our election quiz to help you decide. you will find the presidential election quiz right under the cover photo. watching the debates, we sat down tonight with democrats and republicans. the one thing many people we spoke to agree on. >>> facebook posts that could cost you money. plus, the grim forecast today from hp ceo, and how investors reacted. >> i believe it's time to replace the death penalty in california, because it's broken beyond repair. >> abolishing the death penalty. the unlikely champion behind one of california's most divisive issues in the upcoming election. or anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citiba
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
: if you look at the polls those people who were watching the debate last night felt governor romney won this very first round. we were here at the university of denver in an outside area where students and faculty were watching this debate outside in the cold and that sound bite you just played concerning the 5 trillion-dollar tax cut held people off guard making the claim on governor mitt romney he wanted to cut taxes by $5 trillion and to hear mitt romney flat out denied that is what he wanted to do in the debate last night. he mentioned some of the polling -- now the people we spoke to students and faculty came in supporting the faculty and they came in and said their candidate won and it was for telling of some of the polls after the debate many of the president barack obama supporters, there were several of them felt this debate was a tie. it shows a wide victory in terms of what people thought and 67% felt he fared better and it is just as interesting both candidates were tied in likability following that debate in the cnn poll which may be significant for mitt romney consider
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the traffic woes in his wake. >>> in election 2012 news, mitt romney faces an uphill battle in the polls but there is wide agreement that he's going to do well on wednesday night's debate in denver. romney is concentrating on mock debates and drills. he flies to colorado tomorrow. republicans and democrats agree that romney is ready to go up against president obama. >> he's been through at least 20 debates in the course of the poi mare and newt gingrich himself -- at least 20 debates in the course of the -- >> he goes to the suburb of henderson to prep for the debate. and he will arrive in denver on wednesday. >>> the candidates agreed to four debates in all and they're coming up quickly. you can see there's a debate almost every week. the first is on the third, there's another on the 15th and 22. let's take a look at the first debate that is going on in denver. that will be at the university of denver in colorado. domestic policy is the topic of this event. and let's look at the only vice presidential debate. there's a meeting in hofstra university in new york. that will be from u
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
are just one day away from the first presidential debate for mitt romney and nevada. tomorrow night's debate will be held on the campus which is undergoing a renovation. there are some students who won tickets to the debate. >> i actually get to go see it live and i hope to learn more about the political process. >> with the candidates focused on the debates their running mates will be campaigning. vice-president joseph biden will be visiting north carolina. now we will carry the debate live and it will be followed by a special is digs to check in on traffic, sal? >> as a matter of fact we are looking at some of the busiest commutes and first of all we created a fire which caught fire at 67 and bancroft. nobody was inside and the cause is still under investigation. it is like a total loss though. >>> and as you head out to the mcarthur maze, also the morning commute is looking good at the bay bridge toll plaza, as you drive out to the city if you are driving into the city, that traffic is looking good so far. >>> good morning clear skies, no breeze yet now we are not in record
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Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
wednesday night. romney insiders say the debate is important for the republican nominee who has had a rough few weeks on the trail. two former candidates predict romney will do well. >> reporter: the clock is ticking down to wednesday's debate with president obama and romney getting ready to go head to head for the first time and supporters weighing in on who is best prepared. >> i think both are excellent in their own way. you could argue mitt has had a lot more recent experience obviously. also, part of it depends on who is moderating. >> through at least 20 debates in the course of the primaries and gingrich himself just the other day said that he is the best debater. . republican said they think is he a great debater. >> reporter: romney used rob port man to act as his opponent while preparing for the debates and kerry played the role of romney's stand in. >> the president has a day job. he has been president and has not had the time to practice. all we hear about is how much romney is practicing, practicing, practicing. i think people should expect romney to come in very prepared
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
opinion polls say republican mitt romney outperformed president obama. new at 10:00, maureen naylor live in san jose where a lot of people are saying why the president seemed to be off his game last night. maureen. >> reporter: frank we set out tonight to ask about the significant of last night's debate and found people were still talking about it including here. >> oh my goodness we were just discussing that. >> reporter: this trio of sisters shoot on the debate over dinner. >> we all agree that mitt romney did a fantastic job and he had a fair shake this time and we felt like obama just didn't want to be there. >> reporter: a poll found 67%over respondents felt mitt romney won the first debate compared to 25% that felt obama was victorious. >> i am now not sure which direction i'm going to go. >> really? >> yes. >> because of a debate. >> because of a debate. >> the reality, kennedy's often win the first debate then they end up losing the election. >> reporter: for example, john kerry. an energized mitt romney took a victory lapse of sorts. while in wisconsin, president obama appe
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
after night he can't always say the same. >>> mitt romney meantime scheduled to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia military institute. according to his prepared remarks, he will propose a new assertive role for the u.s. in syria, more sanctions on iran, and a change in the u.s. policy in the middle east. the republican nominee will portray president obama as a weak leader. >>> in overnight news back here in the bay area oakland police are investigating a shooting that happened just after 11:00 last night on church street. police say the victims showed up to the east mont police station in a car that was riddled with bullet holes. we don't know the victims condition this morning but so far no arrests have been made. >>> an investigation is under way after a body was found inside a car in east oakland. the body was found at about 5:00 last night at richy and olive streets. police say it was wrapped in cloth and appeared to have been in that car for awhile. investigators have not yet said if the body is that of a man or woman. >>> time now 4:32. candle light vigil
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
morning and in a speech last night, he said mitt romney's economic plan would be bad for the country. >> i have seen too much pain and struggle to let this country get hit with another top down economics. -- is another round of top down economics. >> a tech round table war 25 supports -- where 25 supporters paid $40,000 each, the president was heard and they were there to support president barack obama. >> i want to give all the support i can and i get to see the president. >> protesters also showed up to greet the president. there were protesters against the war and protesters against the crackdown on medical marijuana. >>> in criticizing mitt romney for cutting public funding for public television including sesame street, elmo is now on the run. >> elmo has been seen in a white suburban. he is driving for the border. >> now that comment is being interpreted as a comment to o.j. simpson who fled in a white bronco after his wife was killed. >>> meantime mitt romney is sounding more confident on the campaign trail coming up at 6:15, the new poll members showing the strong presidential
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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
hampshire. >> chris: thank you. what does governor romney need to do wednesday night in the first debate. >> he needs to give the american people the choice we are offering. that is what we are doing. we owe the country a country clear choice of a different future. we can either have a dynamic, growing economy, that produces opportunity, or, we can have a stagnant economy this fosters dependency and can stick with the failed policies of the last four years, the next four years and we need a brighter future. stagnation versus growth. dependency, versus opportunity, and upper mobility. that is the classic choice, the clear difference we are offering, and so what we hope people get out of this debate, is that choice. >> chris: well, it is interesting, because for the lasting, i don't know six months the romney campaign said this is the referendum on barack obama's record. now you are saying, it is a choice. >> it is not a change in strategy, it is' phase of the campaign we've entered into, because i think it is important, the president is trying to paper over his problems. the presid
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
. president obama and romney face off tomorrow night in denver. the stakes are especially high for romney when it comes to women voters. we'll have more on that at 7:15 when we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> the oakland as beat the texas rangers, 4-3. the as are heading back to the playoffs for first time in six years. [ cheers ] >> struck out all three batters at the top of the 9th. the celebration started. that means at the very least, the as clinched one of the two american league championships. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. the champagne, the beer was knowing. the players started dancing, too. coco crisp played a big role in the game, doubling in the go- ahead run and epscoreed the eventual run. you know, you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this but they have better mentality and they have this useful spark. >> yeah. the as have two games left, tonight and tomorrow afternoon. the now -- they are now one game behind texas. if they win both against the rangers the as will be the western division champs. the as still
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm PDT
around 11%. that's the real reality of what's happening out there. >> romney is backtracking on controversial remarks dismissing 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes. in an interview last night on fox news he said the comments were "just completely wrong." firefighters quickly knocked out a brush fire in a homeless area today. it started about 8:30 just a few blocks north east of the 880/101 split. firefighters kept it from spending beyond the homeless incampment. >>> -- america's cup races are this weekend along with a lot more. all those crowds mean a little extra planning to get around. >> san francisco will be practically over run this weekend. about 40,000 people will be watching the america's cup races. fresh off their division clench giants fans will be attending play offs against reds saturday and sunday. >> i am thinking i have to come an hour or hour and a half early so i can make it. >> reporter: events are expected to draw 1 million into the city not to mention the football game saturday in brookly. >> this is all hands on event for bart to use fleet w
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am PDT
who was going to win as romney was building strength in the other night's debate. i saw s&p futures, spx, moving higher about six points, so there's a definite correlation. > > we talked about intrade last week and how obama was overbought and it was time to buy romney, so i'm using this as a point to sell romney, make some profits. but, you're going to credit this jump because of the debate. that's ridiculous. what about the first 6000 points that got the s&p up to four-year highs? that didn't have anything to do with it? > > i'm not going to take that away from obama- hold on a second. the point is, i think obama was completely factored in. i think romney didn't even have a chance of winning up until last night, and i think the market realized- > > yes it did bounce back. > > round 2: the gas stunt? there's a political ploy right now of selling gas at $1.84, around the price when the president took office. of course, americans for property is backing this. they're pitching in a couple of dollars so americans can get cheaper gas. do we want gas to go back to those levels? > > absol
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm PDT
presidential motorcade. deb considers herself a mitt romney supporter but still wanted to catch a glimpse of the president. >> i'm excited that he is here. i tuned in to some of the reports last night, and it was very interesting. and just happy to be a part of this. >> reporter: this was president obama's@visit to the bay area. his focus was fund raising. >> it's good for him. he needs to raise money. >> i think it's a good piece of support for him. i think he should visit us often. >> reporter: yesterday 6,000 people lined up to hear the president speak, paying two to $7,500 a ticket. after what most analysts say was a lackluster debate performance last week, mr. obama sharpened his criticism calling governor romney's tax plan a relapse to the past. >> it's to let wall street run wild again, but he's going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> reporter: some supporters were surprised by forgiving of the president's debate performance. >> it shows he's human. he's like a regular person. >> i'm really rooting for him and hoping he can pull out some good arguments in his next debat
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Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
debate the other night. they staged a mock fight between mitt romney and big bird yesterday at a romney rally in florida. romney has said he will cut federal funding for public television, which airs "sesame street." >>> the candidates for vice president aren't the only ones preparing for their debate next week. danville, kentucky is getting ready to host the big event on thursday. the city of 15,000 will welcome some 50,000 visitors. those guests will spend millions of dollars. >> it really does enhance our community in many ways for our restaurants, our hotels, our retail stores. >> we couldn't buy the type of publicity at any price really that we'll get out of this event. >> a local business licensed to provide debate merchandise can barely keep up with demand. danville will spend $100,000 to stage the debate. city officials say after hosting the debate in 2000, they know that expense is well worth it. >>> early voting begins in california next week. if you want to get your vote in early, just head to your county election office in the next few days. but don't forget, monday is colum
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
romney. in his speech last night, president obama criticized mitt romney's plan. >> the centerpiece of mitt romney's plan is a $5 trillion tax cut skewed toward the wealthy. he's been pitching this plan for almost two years now. >> boo! >> no, no. don't boo. vote! >> reporter: there were protesters as well. people protesting the crackdown on medical marijuana. there were anti-war protesters an romney supporters as well were gathered -- and romney support as well were gathered. you are looking at some highway patrol officers who just arrived here about five minutes ago. it looks like they are preparing possibly for the presidential motorcade that will probably happen here sometime in the next couple of hours. the streets are closed to vehicle traffic. you can see pedestrians are getting through here just fine. we've seen some intercontinental employees actually having to go to the police and show them their work i.d.s just so they can get through. it is pretty high security. now the, the president will -- now, the president will leave here and head to ohio where he will address the crow
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
rounds. >> on wednesday night, mott is gonna be standing on the -- mitt romney is gonna be standing on the same side of the stage as president obama. the entire race of this presidency is gonna be changing. >> he's a good debater, mitt romney. >> let's go to jamie dupree via skype what. is being said -- skype. what is being said? >> reporter: well, usually, my guy is gonna be -- he's the champ and has been. mitt romney has had a lot more speniance in the last year or so -- experience in the last year or so. think about all of those debates for the gop nomination. romney always seemed to come ready to those debates with one or two-liner zingers. obvious you will, when there's only -- obviously when there's only two people here it will be only mitt romney and president obama. i would say one thing when it comes to expectations, we always talk up these debates and then they seem to be a borging -- boring muddle. i don't remember any good lines from considerry or mccain -- kerry or -- from kerry and mccain. >> this is divided up into six different sections, correct? >> yes. >> this firs
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
will air the debate wednesda it begins at 6:00 p.m. president obama and mitt romney will answer questions about domestic policy. ktvu channel 2 news will air after that debate. >>> yahoo's ceo has a big job tonight, she is a new mo marissa mayer delivered a ba boy last night. her tweeabouthe re't al the name marimaplto ta fe a's can clev theifi clinth , a closcall at a of th restaurant, what authorities say about the two people the car it t hbuil. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> the anch a wildcard spot wi win tonight against the rangers and ktvu's fred inglis is live, it is possible the a's could win the divisio
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >> mitt romney made an unscheduled stop at an elementary school when the students started cheering as the motorcade passed by. >>> a hercules woman was found killed friday night. family and friends of susan held a vigil outside where she was found stabbed to death. 200 people held candles expressing -- expressing their love for her. >> i honestly didn't know what to expect but i wanted to come here and show respect. >> police are looking for the car that was stolen from her home. it is a subject roux outback with dab subaru outback and authorities are also trying to find her killer. >>> they found the boy around 11:00 last night in the area of telegraph. that is more than three miles from where he got lost earlier in the evening while riding a scooter with his father. police say the boy was not hurt. >>> a warning from police and a suspect is on the loose. we will tell you about a scary attack had a woman running for her life. this is not the first time attacks have happened on that same trail. >>> they are showing the bright spots and problemmed areas and joining us now from north wood e
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
sandra for an early analysis. >> reporter: good morning. mitt romney came out strong in last night's performance during the first showdown between the two candidates and talking about the specifics. 67% of voters who watched the debate said mitt romney won versus 2 5% for president barack obama. the first presidential debate focused and candidates have plenty to talk about including health care reform. >> in my state we had republicans and democrats come together and work together. what you did was push through a plan without a single republican vote. >> in the past two years, it has gone up but they have gone up slower than any time in the last four years. >> my number one principal said there will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit to a void the middle-class, it is maddening. >> he -- room room emphasized his campaign principles. >> look at the last four years, we have 23 million people out of work. >> the debate was low on drama and high on energy if i cannily from mitt romney. -- particularly from mitt romney. >> he seized upon that opportunity and i didn't think president ba
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
influence of drugs. >>> they are heading to battleground states, many say it was good night as he traded jazz on jobs on healthcare and taxes. >>> governor romney has a perspective, if we cut taxes skew towards the wealthy, we would be bare off. >> i don't want to cost jobs, my priority is jobs so i bring down the rates. >> aggressive romney talks about what he will cut. >> i will eliminate all programs by this test. is the program so critical it is worth -- >> governor mitt romney is going to have a busy first day because he is going to repeal obama care among democrats as you can sitting down with them. >> and the next presidential debate is on october 16th in new york. >> time now 4:33, people gathered at debate watch parties and over flow crowds showed up in san jose and among those, political science professors. i think mitt romney did a great job, obama looked a little off his game. i think mitt romney did a better job tonight. >> i think the winner is the president because he is the president and his opponent has to be able to say why he should be better than the incumbent
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